Curanderismo Part 1: Traditional Healing of the Body

This is part one of a 3-course sequence on Curanderismo: Traditional Medicine of Mexico and the Southwest. This course will emphasize healing of the body, through a number of videos. This course will emphasize healing of the body, through a number of videos.

About The Course

The instructor will present a welcome video describing the course syllabus followed by a Power Point presentation on the topic of "Curanderismo," traditional/folk medicine.

Each thematic module will consist of an average of two 20-minute videos, by well-known traditional healers from Mexico, and the United States.  Some of the hands-on demonstrations will be followed by additional readings and discussions on effectiveness of traditional and holistic medicine, which has been revived and recently gained popularity throughout the world.  There will be a translator in the videos for the healers from Mexico who speak Spanish.

Recommended Background

No prior knowledge needed.